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Carrie Billingslea Shorter (Lomax) (Mrs. Shorter) (1825-1907), (painting)

Title: Caroline Bellinger Shorter Lomax, (painting)
Painter:
Unknown
Subject:
Shorter, Reuben Clark, Mrs. (Carrie Billingslea Lomax)
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
State of Alabama Department of Archives and History 624 Washington Avenue Montgomery Alabama 36130
Date:
Ca. 1850
Notes:
National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of Alabama, Historical Activities Committee, "Alabama Portraits Prior to 1870," Moblie, AL: NSCDA, 1969.
Adams, E. Bryding, ed., "Made in Alabama: A State Legacy," Birmingham, AL: Birmingham Museum of Art, 1995, pg. 154.
Summary:
Portrait of Carrie Billingslea Shorter seated with her body turned to the left, her gaze directed at the viewer, her right arm resting on a marble-top table and her right hand holding a fan. Her left arm rests in her lap and in her left hand she holds a handkerchief. On the tabletop there is a white flower and a basket. She wears a white off-the-shoulder dress adorned with a cameo pin at the neckline and a cameo cuff bracelet on her left wrist.
Topic:
Portrait female--Waist length
Object--Flower
Dress--Accessory--Jewelry
Dress--Accessory--Fan
Control number:
IAP 81760514
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_216701

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